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Religious Groups Call for Aid and Debt Relief for Puerto Rico and Dominica
by Kate Zeller
Sunday Oct 22nd, 2017 3:46 PM
More than 130 faith communities across the United States are praying and acting for hurricane victims ‎during religious services this weekend.
More than 130 faith communities across the United States are praying and acting for hurricane victims ‎during religious services this weekend. Religious groups are calling for debt relief and "no strings attached" reconstruction aid for hurricane-hit islands.

"Islands like Puerto Rico and Dominica are in critical need of reconstruction funds," said Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of the religious development organization Jubilee USA. "Debt relief is a crucial part of aid for islands affected by hurricanes."

Churches and Temples across the United States are participating in prayers and actions for hurricane victims a part of Jubilee USA's "Jubilee Weekend."